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Mercedes edges Brownsville Pace in thriller

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Posted: Wednesday, January 30, 2019 12:06 am

The Mercedes boys basketball team walked into the Brownsville Pace gym with a discernible swagger, intent on silencing the large crowd of Vikings supporters.

The Tigers escaped with a victory in a nail-biter of a District 32-5A contest, winning 63-60 on a 3-pointer by Jordan Ovalles with 11 seconds remaining.

In a game that featured a clash of two fast, sharp-shooting teams and several lead changes and ties, it came down to one final defensive stop. The Vikings trailed by three on their final possession and made a layup at the buzzer after their game-tying three-point attempt fell short.

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